Meaghan Hackinen is a writer and ultra-endurance cyclist from Vancouver, BC. Meaghan’s two-wheeled adventures have taken her from Haida Gwaii to Mexico’s high plateaus, across Canada and the United States, and from North Cape to Tarifa along some of Europe’s highest paved roads. She is a Trans Am Bike Race, NorthCape4000, and Paris-Brest-Paris finisher, first to Everest Knox Mountain (Kelowna, Canada), as well as the 2019 World 24 Hour Time Trial Champion and Course Record Holder (Women's Division).
Meaghan’s writing explores relationships, experiences on the road, and encounters with wild places. You can find her creative non-fiction, poetry, and prose in literary journals and cycling magazines. Her travel memoir, South Away: The Pacific Coast on Two Wheels, (NeWest Press, 2019) was released on 15th October 2019 with praise from reviewers. Meaghan has an MFA in Writing from the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon, SK. She currently resides in the Okanagan Valley, BC.
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